VSS Racing Page
The Venice Sailing Squadron is an active racing club. We a member of the Sarasota Bay Yachting Association. The official racing season is from September to May. During the season the VSS sponsors buoy and distance races as well as a series of regattas in conjunction with the VYC, off the coast of Venice and Nokomis in the Gulf of Mexico.
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VSS Course Start Times INFO
The VSS organizes races around five buoys off shore from the the Venice Inlet in the Gulf of Mexico.
Boats are encouraged to come out and join in the good spirited sailing.
No boat will be excluded from a race for not paying; however, no awards will be made to non-members of VSS.
There is a $70 fee to join VSS. If you race on the VSS course please join us!
Skipper's meeting's are usually held at 11am at Higel Marine Park in Venice the morning of a race.
Image of the VSS Gulf race course and buoy placements, The Irma Course
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Performance Handicap Racing Fleet (PHRF) is a handicapping system used for yacht racing in North America. It allows dissimilar classes of sailboats to be raced against each other.
VSS and SBYA phrf rating information.